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  • Introduced
    Jan 12, 2021
  • Passed House
    May 04, 2021
  • Passed Senate
  • Signed into Law
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H 3592
South Carolina House Bill
A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-18-310, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE STATEWIDE ASSESSMENT PROGRAM TO PROMOTE STUDENT LEARNING AND STUDENT PERFORMANCE, SO AS TO REMOVE SOCIAL STUDIES FROM AMONG THE SUBJECTS ASSESSED IN THIRD GRADE THROUGH EIGHTH GRADE, TO PROVIDE SPECIFIC DIAGNOSTIC INFORMATION THAT THE ASSESSMENTS MUST INCLUDE, AND TO PROVIDE CERTAIN RELATED INFORMATION THAT DISTRICTS AND SCHOOLS SHALL PROVIDE PARENTS OR GUARDIANS OF STUDENTS BEING ASSESSED; AND TO AMEND SECTION 59-18-325, RELATING TO THE PROCUREMENT AND ADMINISTRATION OF CERTAIN ASSESSMENTS BY THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE ADMINISTRATION OF THE ACT WITH THE WRITING ASSESSMENT TO ELEVENTH GRADE STUDENTS BEGINNING WITH THE 2021-2022 SCHOOL YEAR AND FOR FIVE YEARS THEREAFTER, TO PROVIDE FOR THE 2026-2027 SCHOOL YEAR THE DEPARTMENT SHALL PROCURE A COLLEGE READINESS ASSESSMENT PROVIDER THAT INCLUDES CERTAIN SUBJECTS, AND TO PROVIDE THAT BEGINNING WITH THE 2022-2023 SCHOOL YEAR THE DEPARTMENT SHALL EMBED ITEMS IN STANDARDS-BASED ASSESSMENTS TO ADDRESS CERTAIN SOCIAL STUDIES STANDARDS ON THE SC READY READING AND WRITING ASSESSMENTS.
Last Action
Senate • May 04, 2021: Referred to Committee on Education
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  • May 04, 2021 | Senate
    • Introduced and read first time
    • Referred to Committee on Education
  • May 04, 2021 | House
    • Read third time and sent to Senate
  • May 03, 2021 | legislature
    • Scrivener's error corrected
  • Apr 29, 2021 | House
    • Amended
    • Read second time
    • Roll call Yeas-81 Nays-26
  • Apr 28, 2021 | House
    • Debate adjourned
  • Apr 26, 2021 | legislature
    • Scrivener's error corrected
  • Apr 22, 2021 | House
    • Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Henderson-Myers
    • Committee report: Favorable with amendment Education and Public Works
  • Jan 12, 2021 | House
    • Introduced and read first time
    • Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works
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